BMW downpipe install

135 BMW down pipe install, great kit supplied by the customer, very tight fit, a bit fiddly to get it in but looks and sounds great.

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Above and below shows just how close this install is. Only mm’s clearance from bolt heads etc, what a squeeze!

Lotus Wellington European visit

Lotus Evora visits Wellington European

Not the first Evora we’ve seen and hopefully not the last. Super cool little sports car getting a check over…

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mini Cravenspeed supercharger reduction pulley kit

Want more boost?!

Cravenspeed have the kit for you, and weeu got to fit one.  Required a special tool (pictured) which we now have as part of our service tools (SST’s).

Customer supplied this kit which included the shorter drive belt.  The replacement reduction drive pulley has a chuck style locking mechanism allowing it to be fitted in place, however no room for conventional pullers to get the old pulley off.  Quite a lot of work required to strip back and lift the engine to a height to fit the Cravenspeed pulley puller…..

 

Clever little tool, likely only suitable for this job unlike the various multi fit tools out there.  Couldn’t do the job without it though.

Below, used the old belt to hold the new pulley in place while locating and tightening into position. An old technique for a new job and it work, not recommended on a new belt!!  This is the old and now redundant belt (Phew)..

Ummmm, looks worse that is really is, bonnet up, guard liner folded away, super charger down there somewhere!!

Sleeper!!!!

 

Maserati Granturismo, Warranty repairs, variators and chain noise…

Warranty to the rescue.  Engine had horrendous clatter on start up. Required a modification to the oil supply for the variators.  Variators were replaced and modifications were completed in the USA.  Nice to have it up and running again

 

Audi A6 engine swap

Audi in this week getting an engine transplant.

Including a cambelt and waterpump, front and rear seals etc, few hours work there……

Replacement motor below is prepped, all new bits are on, ready to swap over….

Subframe, trans and engine out

New engine in…..,

Stage 2 Tune, Mk 7 Golf

The target is 336-340HP and 400+ FT of torque.  Tune mods include a Stage 2 remap, full Miltek exhaust (decat system), cold air intake, and upgraded blow off valve…  Other work includes a full set of mags and tyres, carbon rear lip and mirrors. This car will be a huge amount of fun!!

Lets get started!!!

 

 

Above and below showing the difference in the intake systems

There is a turbo up in there somewhere!!!!

New system in, tailpipes look amazing, much larger than the standard.

 

Old verse new, catalytic converter delete, and larger diameter outlet

 

 

BMW 335 slightly tuned

We are told there has been some heavy tuning gone on in here, nothing too obvious looking in here aside from the aftermarket air filters.. Think they may have hidden away nicely a big intercooler too…..

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Which would you prefer??!!

Two very nice rides in last week, which would you prefer, AMG or RS4.  We like them both!!!

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BMW 335i in for service

What a stunning car, love those wheels

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BMW 550 engine

BMW Engine eye candy!!!

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